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Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles, United States Last modified: Sep 24, 2016 2:32 AM

San Diego to Los Angeles Last modified: Sep 24, 2016 2:32 AM

We've scanned 21,800,526,162 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Diego to Los Angeles. American & United frequently offer the best deals on San Diego to Los Angeles flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
SANLAX
Tue 10/18
nonstop
LAXSAN
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$182
Select
United
SANLAX
Tue 10/18
nonstop
LAXSAN
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$182
Select
Alaska
SANLAX
Tue 10/18
nonstop
LAXSAN
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$217
Select

How Much is a Flight from San Diego to Los Angeles?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $194.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Diego to Los Angeles based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Diego to Los Angeles?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Diego to Los Angeles.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $298 $375
7-14 days $183 $269
14-21 days $183 $269
21-30 days $182 $244
30-60 days $183 $238
60-90 days $183 $241
90+ days $183 $238

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to Los Angeles

We've examined 21,808,054,587 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Diego to Los Angeles is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$201 $182 $183 $201 $201 $183 $201

Compare Flight Prices from San Diego to Los Angeles by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Diego to Los Angeles flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Diego Los Angeles United 9/30/16 10/9/16 0 $298
October San Diego Los Angeles American 10/18/16 10/25/16 0 $182
November San Diego Los Angeles American 11/2/16 11/2/16 0 $183
December San Diego Los Angeles American 12/13/16 12/21/16 0 $183
January San Diego Los Angeles American 1/11/17 1/31/17 0 $183
February San Diego Los Angeles American 2/8/17 2/15/17 0 $183
March San Diego Los Angeles American 3/1/17 3/7/17 0 $219
April San Diego Los Angeles American 4/3/17 4/4/17 0 $219

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Diego to Los Angeles. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$369
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$369 $183
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$183
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$201
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$201 $183
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$183

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from San Diego to Los Angeles is $260.

The average price for direct flights from San Diego to Los Angeles is $195.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Diego to Los Angeles.

Weekly Direct Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 06:20 20:51
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 06:15 20:05
United 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 06:15 21:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Diego to Los Angeles. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from San Diego to Los Angeles is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Los Angeles is $195.

San Diego to Los Angeles Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from San Diego to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average San Diego to Los Angeles flight time is an hour and 2 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles from San Diego?
Answer: The distance from San Diego to Los Angeles is 108 miles (173 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Diego to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 118 direct flights from San Diego to Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular San Diego airlines for direct flights from San Diego to Los Angeles?
Answer: American Airlines provides 35% of the non-stop flights between San Diego and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Diego to Los Angeles?
Answer: San Francisco, CA

Airlines in San Diego flying to Los Angeles Last modified: Sep 24, 2016 2:32 AMNumber of routes searched: 95Number of itineraries searched: 123,171

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Diego to Los Angeles? We've gathered the average price of San Diego airlines with flights to Los Angeles. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Diego to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska MRY
American ORD
Alaska FAT
Alaska STS
American DEN
American DFW
Alaska MMH
United SFO
Alaska SMF
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
American PDX
United IAH

San Diego to Los Angeles Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Diego and Los Angeles. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from San Diego - SAN

Cheap Domestic Flights to Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles United $167
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Flights from Palm Springs to Los Angeles United $324
Flights from Ontario to Los Angeles American $302
Flights from Yuma to Los Angeles American $226
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Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Delta, Spirit, United, Virgin America $69
Flights from Los Angeles to Long Beach American, Alaska, Delta $316
Flights from Los Angeles to Burbank American, Delta, United $286
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco Alaska, Delta, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, United $183
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit, United $127
Flights from Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $248
Flights from Los Angeles to Ontario American, Alaska, United $264
Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa AnaCheck Dates
Flights from Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Palm Springs to Burbank American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Flights from Palm Springs to Long Beach American Check Dates
Flights from Santa Ana to Long Beach American, Alaska, Delta $730
Flights from Ontario to Burbank American, Alaska, Delta, United $368
Flights from Santa Ana to Burbank American, Delta, United Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Tijuana to Los Angeles AeroMexico, Volaris $413
Flights from Mexicali to Los Angeles AeroMexico $638
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